Awakening (Paperback)

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Novelist and short story writer Kate Chopin (1851-1904) was the first American woman to deal with women's roles as wives and mothers. The Awakening (1899), her most famous novel, concerns a woman dissatisfied with her indifferent husband. She eventually gives in to her desire for other men and commits adultery. It is a searing indictment of the religious and social pressures brought to bear on women who transgress restrictive Victorian codes of behavior.

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ISBN: 9781573920988
ISBN-10: 1573920983
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publication Date: October 1996
Pages: 182
Language: English
Series: Literary Classics